If you have a creative child around, there are many great craft supplies to keep them busy, and keep you worry-free. Keep the right supplies on hand, and crafting with your kid can be fun and help you build memories that can last well into their lives.
With Easter only a week away the little ones are getting excited for our annual Easter celebration, and I thought it was about time to prepare with crafts the kids can make themselves. Since Easter is such a family centered holiday, I’ve included crafts for a range of ages. Let’s get crafting!
This sparkly bunny garland is fun to make and beautiful to decorate with! Great for school aged children.
I’m the type of person that puts absolutely everything on my refrigerator. Photos, To-Do Lists, Postcards, they all go up where I can enjoy them every day. I’m constantly using one magnet to hold up many pieces of paper until it falls off the fridge.
These cute little button frames kill two birds with one stone. They help display a few pictures, and they can be used to hold up all those little odds and ends I can’t let go of.
Here in Portland spring came early, we’ve had a mixture of showers and flowers for the past few weeks, but I haven’t wanted to gloat about it until my friends and family in the NE could stand outside without snowshoes or skis. Now that it’s finally warming up and patches of grass are becoming visible again let’s gather our spring crafting supplies and welcome Spring – just in time for Easter!
This cheerful Easter card is a great way to use your favorite Spring colors and crafting supplies and wish a Happy Easter to friends and family. The Charmingly Creative Blog features a huge variety of Easter Cards that make such creative use of all our favorite Scrapbooking Supplies, including Paper Punches, Spellbinders Dies, and Stamps.
Since moving into my new house I have been on the look out for budget friendly decorating tips. I’ve been scouring antique malls for solid inexpensive furniture and searching the internet for inspiring tutorials to personalize and refurbish my furniture finds. Decoupage with favorite fabrics and card stock and Mod Podge seems like one of the most inexpensive, fun ways to make over furniture. Here are some of the best tutorials for projects I’m excited to try out.
I was reluctant about setting up my office and filing system until I found this great tutorial on making over metal file cabinets. What a brilliant idea, and a great way to inspire me to keep up with my paperwork.
I just moved into a new house from an apartment and I’m in need of some great wall decorating inspiration! As I was checking out the local antique shops I found some beautiful canvas art with post card images decoupaged onto them. They were on sale for $35 each. This got me thinking, I should be able to learn to make something like that… And so can you!
Looking to create personalized wall art using photos? This tutorial will teach you how to make canvas wall art with your own photos.
I’m especially excited to decorate for the holidays this year because my husband and I are moving into our first house this week and hosting family and friends for Christmas! Things have been a bit hectic as you can imagine, but holiday crafting is still a pretty big priority since we’ll have company arriving in just nine days. I’m sharing some of my favorite holiday crafts to inspire you to make your home extra special this holiday season.
This layered canvas wreath is one of my all time favorite holiday wreaths. I made a similar one last year as a present for my sister using leftover scraps of card stock and blue and brown felt – because I didn’t have canvas on hand at the time. I just love all the colors and buttons.
As I’m preparing for my Thanksgiving get-together, I’ve realized my recipes are ready to go, but my house is not! Here are some inspiring, fun Thanksgiving and Autumn themed decor to liven up your home, and especially your dinner table, right in time for your guests.
This one is for those of you who specialize in Paper Crafts. Wouldn’t this banner be lovely hanging over, or resting on the mantel?